Who We Are
Zume is on a quest to be the most powerful source of health and well-being on the planet. To achieve our objective, we must facilitate the provision of wholesome, affordable food on a global scale and in a sustainable manner. We are meeting this challenge by providing an end-to-end, scalable platform that reduces the time and distance between clean food sources and dense population centers, using cutting-edge automation and transportation logistics. By developing better tools and processes, we can feed people healthier, sustainably-grown food, delivered fresh and free from chemical stabilization.
Zume, Inc. is looking for an exceptionally bright, multitasking and self-motivated Executive Assistant to support the SVP for Software Engineering and the VP of Global Data Strategy. The position is based in our Seattle, WA office. This is a vital role to Zume, Inc. and requires proactive engagement with a distributed team across various cities and requires proactive support of the executives with a mastery of time management, calendars, travel, events, expenses and productivity improvements.
What You'll Do
Effectively and proactively manage multiple complex calendars according to changing team and company priorities, while anticipating conflicts and solving scheduling issues with high attention to detail and effective communication
Respond quickly to requests and communicate effectively, adjust schedules on the fly to accommodate executive needs
Adapt quickly to changing executive, team and company priorities, while being able to anticipate and proactively suggest solutions to conflicts
Handle day-to-day administrative duties: Prepare and edit internal and external correspondence and presentations, assemble documents and supplies as needed to support department activities, help track and drive completion of deliverables and follow up on outstanding items
Coordinate and schedule domestic and international meetings, travel and lodging as needed
Prepare and submit personal, department related, and executive's expense reports
Stay abreast of developing needs and requirements and act as an information source for the executives: Develop and contribute to a comprehensive knowledge of general office procedures at Zume
Serve as a key member of the leadership team and be a positive contributor to the full team's culture and experience of the team
Work closely with the Chief Technology Officer's Executive Assistant, to assist in the coordination of company-wide and department initiatives, various meetings, events, all hands, leadership meetings and other ad hoc needs
Work closely with executive assistants within the company and Engineering and Product Development team on projects, events and initiatives
Look for opportunities to streamline the executives' workflow
Perform other job duties as assigned
Who You Are
Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
Maturity: Exhibit the highest level of confidentiality, discretion, integrity and trustworthiness with sensitive information. Ultra-dependable. Always able to positively represent your executives and Zume.
Structured in approach: Analytical, organized and conscientious while still able to be flexible, patient and open-minded, in times of shifting priorities
A self-starter: Seek to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and with maturity; be collaboratively creative and a proactive problem-solver
A great communicator: Strong written and verbal skills; use tact and diplomacy when interfacing different personalities within and outside of Zume
Technically Skilled: Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint / Google Suite, Adobe and expense systems
A great team member: Have a strong cultural fit and work ethic with Zume and the People Team
Reliable and Flexible: Comfortable working 40 hours per week with availability outside of regular business hours for urgent matters or planning needs; Flexibility to match executive's schedule when needed
What We Offer
100% Company-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for you and 75% for your dependents
Flexible Time Off
Daily catered lunch
The opportunity to work with an incredibly supportive team of thinkers and innovators
Zume provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.